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Michigan State University Extension: Causes and effects of zebra mussels in the Great Lakes

[USA] Zebra mussels have been a nuisance in the Great Lakes ever since their discovery in Lake St. Clair in 1988. The introduction of zebra mussels was possibly caused by the interactions between the sending and receiving systems that operated during the Soviet grain trade in the 1980s. Continue reading Michigan State University Extension: Causes and effects of zebra mussels in the Great Lakes

Getting Mean with Green: WWF joins bi-national group in making key recommendations to reduce algae problem in Lake Erie

[Canada] Canada’s vision is to have all Canadian waters in good health by 2025, and we have been keeping a close eye on threats to our Great Lakes. In our recent assessment of the Great Lakes watershed,  as part of the Watershed Reportsinitiative, we found that pollution was a key threat within the region. Continue reading Getting Mean with Green: WWF joins bi-national group in making key recommendations to reduce algae problem in Lake Erie